Interaction Art, Inc.
Sippin Nature™

Blending captivating images with natural history narratives

Master Illustrator Debra Jane Carey



Artist Resume

Debra Jane Carey

Employment History
2006-Current Illustrator & President Interaction Art, Inc. Bradenton, FL
2010-Current Holiday Customer Service, Floral Design Bradenton, FL
1991-2006 Customer Service Administrator, Fine Artist, Writer Self-employed Cary, IL & Bradenton, FL
2002 Educator  Ringling College of Art & Design Continuing Studies Sarasota, FL
1978-1991 Customer Service Administrator Asahi/America, Inc. Malden, MA

Honors & Activities

2019 Illustration Middlebury College Program Environmental Studies 2018 Illustration student bachelor thesis University Prague, 2011 Illustration The Museum d'Histoire Naturelle de Nice, France, 2010 Illustration, graphic design and manufacturing Quality level 3 US Government Printing Office, 2009 Radio interview NPR, 2009 Published Illustration "The Orchid in Representational Culture" Dr. Emrys Myles Chew Khean Aun, Editor Malayan Orchid Review, 2008 Solo Article & Illustration "The Meeting of Art and Science" Tiffany Sawyer, Writer Home & Design Magazine, 2006 Illustrator/graphic design Poster "American Orchid Society education award" Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, Sarasota, FL, 2005 Contributing Author "Ten Steps: A Course in Botanical Art & Illustration, Vol. III O.M. Briada, 1999 Illinois Outstanding Master Gardener Award University of Illinois Cooperative Extension Service Master Gardener Program.

2010 Museum of Science and Industry, 2009 Bishop (South Florida) Museum, 2009 Bok Tower Gardens National Historic Landmark, 2009 Key Deer National Wildlife Refuge, 2004 The International Orchid Conservation Congress II, 2001 Marie Selby Botanical Gardens.

2019 Ochlockonee River State Park
, 2011 Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site, 2010 Caladesi & Honeymoon Island State Park, Fort Mountain State Park, Fort Yargo State Park, Blue Spring State Park, Cloudland Canyon State Park, New River State Park, 2009 Ochlockonee River State Park, Lake Griffin State Park, Colt Creek State Park, FL Div of Forestry, Crystal River State Park, Homosassa Springs State Park, Harry P. Leu Gardens, 2008 Wakulla Springs State Park, Hillsborough River State Park, Hontoon Island State Park, Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park, Myakka River State Park, Rainbow Springs State Park, Gasparilla Island State Park, Heathcote Botanical Garden.

2019-2024 Published Cover Illustration Zanichelli editore S.p.A, 2015-2019 Collection Creative Converting, 2009-2020 Published Inline Illustration Natural History Magazine, Inc., 2011-2013 Illustrations Wild Cotton T-shirt Brand, 2010 Illustration 84 room hotel Boca Raton, FL, 2009 Published Illustrations "Hoping for Spring" Bishop Kay Ward IBOC Bethlehem, PA, 2008 14 illustrations reproduced for home Naples, FL, 2008 Before & After T-shirt Brand, 2007 Illustration & Graphic Design ShKx Brand.  

2009-2011 wall murals, 2010 oil painting on antique table, 2006 residential portrait watercolor and Carmella watercolor.

Collectors Chicago, Denmark, Germany, Florida, New Jersey, New York, Hawaii, Massachusetts, Georgia.

Public Outreach
2008-2009 Juror annual holiday art contest, Neal Communities, Lakewood Ranch, FL, 2006 & 2008 Site-Curator, Bradenton Geckofest art in public places, City of Bradenton, Bradenton, FL, 2004 Asst. Curator, International Orchid Conservation Congress II, Marie Selby Botanical Gardens Sarasota, FL, 1998-2000 Event Coordinator/Juror, "Little Womens Works" K-12 art in public places, Art Council of McHenry County, Crystal Lake, IL, 1998-1999 Educator & Juror, University of Illinois Cooperative Extension Service 4H Program, Woodstock, IL, 1993-2000 University of Illinois Cooperative Extension Service Master Gardener Program, Woodstock, IL.  

Occupational Certificates
Surface Pattern Design In progress
PhotoshopCC In progress
Floral Design In progress
Faux and Architectural Finishing Sarasota School of Faux & Architectural Finishes 03/2007
Master Studies Pre 20th Century Illustration OM Art 01/2002
Botanical Art & Illustration Morton Arboretum 09/1998
Master Gardener University of Illinois Extension Service 1/1993 - 1/2000


Corporate Pollination Illustrator
Services History of Pollination Biography
About Researching Pollination Resume
Contact Evolution and Pollination Statement
Links Economic Pollination History


Interaction Art, Inc. P.O. Box 383 Bradenton, FL 34206
Phone 941-226-1604

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